Editorials

This year, the Goodfellows fundraiser has special meaning

Without a doubt, the year 2020 has been a kick in the behind for just about everyone. The coronavirus pandemic has caused financial hardships for many households. Hamtramck…

In a time for leadership, a fail

We are in a pandemic, with thousands of businesses closing, millions of folks without jobs, and millions more about to have their unemployment benefits end. And what do…

News

‘Tis the season to lend a hand to the Goodfellows

‘Tis the season to lend a hand to the Goodfellows

  By Charles Sercombe Every year the Hamtramck Goodfellows manage to scrape up enough money…

City set to curb pot sales

City set to curb pot sales

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck may end up being a one-marijuana-shop town. A majority of…

City awarded mini-grant to crack down on pedestrian injuries

City awarded mini-grant to crack down on pedestrian injuries

  By Alan Madlane Hamtramck was one of a dozen, mostly southeastern Michigan cities that…

Breaking news … City council moves to prohibit marijuana operations

Breaking news … City council moves to prohibit marijuana operations

  By Charles Sercombe The city council will hold a special meeting this Tuesday (Nov.…

Business

Plenty of buzz about newest biz

Plenty of buzz about newest biz

  By Charles Sercombe And just like that, Hamtramck has a retail outlet where adults 21 years old and older can now legally purchase recreational marijuana. You don’t…

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

  By Alan Madlane Emina Ferizovic is the founder of the Hamtramck non-profit relief center J&E Community Relief (located at 11816 Jos. Campau Ave). We asked her a…

Sidewalk cafes are in full bloom in Hamtramck

Sidewalk cafes are in full bloom in Hamtramck

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck bars and restaurants have embraced café culture with a gusto. Several of the businesses have taken up the city’s offer to create…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

City clerk and two employees test positive for COVID-19

City clerk and two employees test positive for COVID-19

  By Charles Sercombe This time for real. A COVID-19 case has now actually happened in Hamtramck City Hall. City Clerk August Gitschlag announced recently that he…

Features

City names new stadium infield in honor of a legend

City names new stadium infield in honor of a legend

  By Charles Sercombe There is more action at Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium. Not only is there a new infield, the field now has an honorific name:…

Editorials

City is running out of options on how to pay its bills

Now that Hamtramck voters have rejected funding public safety pensions, and allowing the city council to revamp police and fire services, there is a big question remaining.…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…